40 days more and Nineveh shall be overthrown.
I tell you, the time is running out… For the world in its present form is passing away.
This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.
That is one quote each from our three readings today. Here is another, though longer, quote:
And now, the end is near
And so I face the final curtain
My friend, I’ll say it clear
I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain…
Regrets, I’ve had a few
But then again, too few to mention
I did what I had to do
And saw it through without exemption…
For what is a man, what has he got
If not himself, then he has naught
To say the things he truly feels
And not the words of one who kneels
The record shows I took the blows
And did it my way, (Or something like that)
This last and longer quote, is part of a song sung by both Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley. A popular song in its day, but a decidedly anti-Christian song. Why do I say that? Look at the last stanza: “to say the things he truly feels, and not the words of one who kneels, the record shows… …read more
Source:: Fr. Frank Jindra’s Homily Podcasts